Is it good to be alone or to marry?

"I say to the unmarried and to widows: It is good for them if they remain as I am. But if they do not have self-control, they should marry, since it is better to marry than to burn with desire." 1 Corinthians 7:8,9 (CSB). The Scriptures give man free choice regarding the decision to marry. [...]

In Titus 2:5, the Bible teaches that wives should obey their husbands. But how or why should a woman obey when her husband is not acting like a good Christian spouse and father?

1 Peter 3:1-2 (NASB), “In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives, as they observe your chaste and respectful behavior.” Submissive is Strong’s Greek word #5293 [...]

Before I accepted Christ, I fathered a child. My church says I cannot partake of the Lord’s supper until I marry my woman. But I have financial problems. What should I do?

As the father of a child, it is your financial and moral responsibility to provide for your little one. A father sacrifices himself for the welfare of his child. Sometimes it is necessary to work two jobs; sometimes the father eats oatmeal in order to supply nutritious food for his child. When the family needs [...]

How can married couples put God first and how can we be thankful for perfect parts of marriage?

Putting God first in marriage rests upon the relationship each person, individually, has with God. A true Christian has given his life and his will over to God to serve Him. As Jesus said, “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me,” Matthew 16:24.  In [...]

My husband and I have been separated for 10 plus years and also have not spoken for all that time. Is it alright in God’s eyes if I divorce him and find a new man?

This is such a painful experience. When a married couple cannot even talk, there are deep wounds, anger, and sorrows for both people. Sadly, there are many reasons marriages fall apart: adultery, drinking, gambling, domestic violence, bitterness, the occult, etc. Sin is a part of our fallen nature and a strong, deceptive influence from this [...]

Does the Bible speak to interracial marriage?

Moses’ first wife was a Black woman. When Miriam and Aaron spoke poorly of the marriage, God became very angry with them. Numbers 12:1-15, “And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman…(God responded) ‘Why then were you not afraid to speak against [...]

What does the Bible teach about divorcing and then remarrying the same man?

Marriage and divorce in the Bible The union of two people in marriage forms one body, which, like in nature, does not cease until death. “The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; [...]